IKGPTU PhD Admission 2022: Application Form, Dates

IKGPTU PhD Admission

IKGPTU PhD Admission 2022-23 – I. K. Gujral Punjab Technical University, formerly Punjab Technical University, Kapurthala, Punjab invites applications for PhD admission in various disciplines of Engineering, Management, Pharmacy, Applied Sciences for the academic session 2022-23 Summer.

Check full details on IKGPTU PhD Admission 2022-23 below here.

IKGPTU PhD Programs

Applications are invited on prescribed application form (to be filled online) for admission to Ph.D. Programme for the Academic Session 2022-23 summer at –

  • I.K. Gujral Punjab Technical University Jalandhar, Kapurthala (Main Campus, Other Constituent Campus and Colleges)
  • Guru Nanak Dev Engineering College, Ludhiana
  • I.S.F. College of Pharmacy, Moga

Seats Available

Junior Research Fellow (JRF) at I.K. Gujral Punjab Technical University Main Campus, Kapurthala

Junior Research Fellow (JRF) at I.K. Gujral Punjab Technical University, Main Campus

Faculty/Stream Department/DisciplineVacant Seats for session 2022-23 (winter)
Applied Sciences Chemical Sciences 01
Applied Sciences Computer Applications 01
Applied Sciences Environment Sciences 01
Applied Sciences Mathematical Sciences 01
Engineering & TechnologyCivil Engineering 01
Engineering & TechnologyElectrical Engineering 01
Engineering & TechnologyElectronics and Communication Engineering05
Life SciencesBiotechnoloqy01
Engineering & TechnologyMechanical Engineering01
Management StudiesManagement15
Faculty of Social & Human SciencesPunjabi 02

I.K. Gujral Punjab Technical University, Main Campus and other Constituent Campuses-supervisor

Faculty/Stream Department/DisciplineVacant Seats for session 2022-23 (winter)
Applied Sciences Chemical Sciences 01
Applied Sciences Computer Applications 02
Applied Sciences Environment Sciences 02
Applied Sciences Physical Sciences 07
Applied Sciences Mathematical Sciences 04
Engineering & TechnologyCivil Engineering 02
Engineering & TechnologyComputer Science and Engineering04
Engineering & TechnologyElectrical Engineering 02
Engineering & TechnologyElectronics and Communication Engineering07
Engineering & TechnologyMechanical Engineering08
Engineering & TechnologyFood Science & Technology01
Life SciencesBiotechnology02
Faculty of Social & Human SciencesEnglish 02
Faculty of Social & Human SciencesPunjabi 02
Planning & ArchitecturePlanning & Architecture04
Pharmaceutical SciencesPharmacy01

Affiliated Colleges of I.K. Gujral Punjab Technical University-Supervisor

Faculty/StreamDepartment/DisciplineVacant Seats for session 2022-23 (winter)
Applied Sciences Physical Sciences 17
Applied Sciences Mathematical Sciences 02
Applied Sciences Computer Applications04
Engineering & TechnologyComputer Science and Engineering07
Engineering & TechnologyElectronics and Communication Engineering29
Engineering & TechnologyElectrical Engineering04
Engineering & TechnologyComputer Science and Engineering07
Engineering & TechnologyMechanical Engineering09
Pharmaceutical SciencesPharmacy 24
Management StudiesManagement 22
Life SciencesBiotechnology04

Guru Nanak Dev Engineering College, Ludhiana

Faculty/StreamDepartment/DisciplineVacant Seats for session 2022-23 (winter)
Applied SciencesChemical Sciences02
Engineering & TechnologyComputer Science and Engineering06
Engineering & TechnologyElectrical Engineering 01

I.S.F. College of Pharmacy, Moga

Faculty/StreamDepartment/DisciplineVacant Seats for session 2022-23 (winter)
Pharmaceutical SciencesPharmacy 34

IKGPTU PhD Admission 2022-23 Important Dates

Start date to fill online form04 July 2022
Last date to fill online form18 July 2022
Date of Entrance Test (online at IKGPTU Main Campus, Kapurthala)24 July 2022

Eligibility Criteria for IKGPTU PhD Admission 2022

  • Candidates for admission to the Ph.D programme shall have a Master’s degree in the relevant/allied subject or a professional degree declared equivalent to the Master’s degree by the corresponding statutory regulatory body, with at least 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade ‘B’ in the UGC 7-point scale (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed) or an equivalent degree from a foreign educational Institution accredited by an Assessment and Accreditation Agency which is approved, recognized or authorized by an authority, established or incorporated under a law in its home country or any other statutory authority in that country for the purpose of assessing, accrediting or assuring quality and standards of educational institutions.
  • A relaxation of 5% of marks, from 55% to 50%, or an equivalent relaxation of grade, shall be allowed for those belonging to SC / ST / OBC (non-creamy layer) / Differently- abled and other categories of candidates as per the decision of the Commission from time to time, or for those who had obtained their Master’s degree prior to 19th September, 1991. The eligibility marks of 55% (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed) and the relaxation of 5% to the categories mentioned above are permissible based only on the qualifying marks without including the grace mark procedures.
  • Candidates who have cleared the M.Phil course work in regular mode with at least55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade ‘B’ in the UGC 7-point scale (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed) and successfully completing the M.Phil. Degree shall be eligible to proceed to do research work leading to the Ph. D. Degree in the same Institution in an integrated programme. A relaxation of 5% of marks, from 55% to 50%, or an equivalent relaxation of grade, shall be allowed for those belonging to SC / ST / OBC (non-creamy layer) / differently- abled and other categories of candidates as per the decision of the Commission from time to time.
  • Candidates, who have already cleared UGC / CSIR / SLET / GATE/ GPAT/ Rajiv Gandhi Fellowship awardees / teacher-fellowship holders / INSPIRE / or candidates who are awarded Fellowships directly or by other funding agencies (ICAR/ICHR/ICMR/DBT/DST), M.Phil candidates (who have admitted through entrance test and completed M.Phil degree in regular mode) for the purpose of pursuing PhD will be exempted from entrance test.
  • Candidates, who have qualified UGC / CSIR / SLET / GATE/ GPAT/ Rajiv Gandhi Fellowship awardees / teacher-fellowship holders / INSPIRE / or candidates who are awarded Fellowships directly or by other funding agencies (ICAR/ICHR/ICMR/DBT/DST), M.Phil candidates (who have admitted through entrance test and completed M.Phil degree in regular mode) can join Ph.D program any time throughout the year subject to availability of the Ph.D. vacancy and approval of the Supervisor. However, course work allotment will be as per existing Ph.D norms.

IKGPTU PhD Admission 2022 Application Process

  • Candidates can apply online on website of IKGPTU.
  • The link for online application & instructions is available at university website www.ptu.ac.in
  • Do not send hard copy of application form or other documents to IKGPTU by post. The downloaded application form, original documents of eligibility and supporting documents of test exemption (valid score card) will be verified at the time of interview. 

Application Fee

  • Application fee :- Rs.2000/-

Admission Process

For the session June/July/Summer

  • The admission in Ph. D programme will be done through entrance test and interview. The admission for the session June/July will be done on the basis of entrance test and interview.

Exempted Candidates

This is for the information of all applicants seeking admission in PhD program that only those candidates who fulfil one of the following eligibility criteria are exempted from the PhD entrance test: 

  • Junior Research Fellow (IRF)
  • Senior Research Fellow (SRF)
  • NET
  • GATE
  • SLET
  • GPAT
  • CSIR
  • Rajiv Gandhi Fellowship awardees
  • Teacher-fellowship
  • INSPIRE
  • Under QIP
  • Candidates who are awarded Fellowships directly or by other funding agencies ICAR/ICHR/ICMR/DBT/DST)
  • M.Phil candidates (who have admitted through entrance test and completed M.Phil degree in regular mode).
  • Any Other 

Note: Only valid score card of all test exempted categories will be considered for admission. Validity of score card is applicable at the time of provisional registration. 

For the session Dec/Jan/Winter

  • The admission in the session Dec/Jan will be done on the basis of interview only.
  • In this session only test exempted candidates i.e UGC/CSIR Exam/SLET/GATE/ GPAT/ Rajiv Gandhi Fellowship awardees/ teacher fellowship holders/INSPIRE/ or candidates who are awarded Fellowships directly or by other funding agencies (ICAR/ICHR/ICMR/DBT/DST), M.Phil candidates (who have admitted through entrance test and completed M.Phil degree in regular mode) may also apply for admission.
  • Only valid score card of all exempted categories will be considered for admission.

Important Links

NotificationClick Here
Application LinkClick Here
IKGPTU WebsiteClick Here

Previous Admissions

IKGPTU PhD Admission 2021-22 Winter

Available PhD Programs

Applications are invited on prescribed application form (to be filled online) for admission to Ph.D. Programme for the Academic Session 2021-22 against vacant slots as under:

  • Category-I: AICTE Doctoral Fellowship Scheme (ADF) at I.K. Gujral Punjab Technical University, Main Campus, Kapurthala.
  • Category-II: JRF/SRF (Campus program) and Ph.D. without fellowship for test exempted categories in following Campus/Autonomous Colleges: 
    • I.K. Gujral Punjab Technical University Jalandhar, Kapurthala
    • Guru Nanak Dev Engineering College, Ludhiana
    • I.S.F. College of Pharmacy, Moga

Seats Available

For AICTE Doctoral Fellowship Scheme (ADF)

Department/DisciplineVacant Seats for session 2021-22
Civil Engineering,
Computer Science and Engineering,
Electrical Engineering,
Electronics and Communication Engineering,
Mechanical Engineering
05

JRF/SRF (Campus program) and Ph.D. without fellowship for test exempted categories

Junior Research Fellow (JRF) at I.K. Gujral Punjab Technical University, Main Campus

Faculty/StreamDepartment/ DisciplineVacant Seats for session 2021-22 (winter)
Management Studies Management 15
Faculty of Social & Human SciencesEnglish 01
Faculty of Social & Human SciencesPunjabi 02

I.K. Gujral Punjab Technical University, Main Campus and other Constituent Campuses-supervisor

Faculty/Stream Department/DisciplineVacant Seats for session 2021-22 (winter)
Applied Sciences Chemical Sciences 02
 Applied Sciences Computer Applications 03
 Applied Sciences Environment Sciences 04
 Applied Sciences Physical Sciences 02
 Engineering & TechnologyCivil Engineering 04
 Engineering & TechnologyComputer Science and Engineering02
 Engineering & TechnologyElectrical Engineering 01
 Engineering & TechnologyElectronics and Communication Engineering02
 Engineering & Technology Mechanical Engineering07
 Faculty of Social & HumanSciencesEnglish 01
 Faculty of Social & HumanSciencesPunjabi 02
Planning & Architecture Planning & Architecture04

Affiliated Colleges of I.K. Gujral Punjab Technical University-Supervisor

Faculty/StreamDepartment/DisciplineVacant Seats for session 2021-22 (winter)
Applied Sciences Physical Sciences 16
Applied Sciences Mathematical Sciences 02
Engineering & TechnologyElectronics and Communication Engineering29
Engineering & TechnologyComputer Science and Engineering16
 Engineering & TechnologyMechanical Engineering13
Pharmaceutical SciencesPharmacy 25
Management StudiesManagement 12
Faculty of Social & Human SciencesEnglish 06

Guru Nanak Dev Engineering College, Ludhiana

Faculty/StreamDepartment/DisciplineVacant Seats for session 2021-22 (winter)
Engineering & TechnologyCivil Engineering 02
Engineering & TechnologyComputer Science and Engineering12
Engineering & TechnologyElectrical Engineering 01
Engineering & TechnologyElectronics and Communication Engineering04
Engineering & TechnologyMechanical Engineering08

I.S.F. College of Pharmacy, Moga

Faculty/StreamDepartment/DisciplineVacant Seats for session 2021-22 (winter)
Pharmaceutical SciencesPharmacy 61

IKGPTU PhD Admission 2022 Important Dates

Start date to fill online form23-01-2022 (Sunday)
Last date to fill online form03-02-2022 (Thursday)

IKGPTU PhD Admission 2021-22 Summer

Important Dates

Start date to fill online form01-06-2021
Last date to fill online form11-06-2021
Date of Entrance Test20-06-2021